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Developing Bike Tourism Opportunities in Bellingen Shire

Friday 12 May 2017

Bike Tourism is poised to provide significant benefits to Bellingen Shire.  It is low impact and has been proven to create significant benefits for local businesses, residents and visitors. 

Bellingen Shire says Thanks to its Volunteers

Friday 12 May 2017

Almost 80 volunteers came together on Wednesday 11 May to celebrate National Volunteers Week with a high tea at Bellingen’s Cedar Bar and Kitchen.

Council Determined to fix its Roads

Tuesday 9 May 2017

Bellingen Council’s February application to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) for a special rate variation has been determined with Council being approved for a 6% increase to its general fund from 2017-18.

Local Working Group Members for Queens Baton Relay Celebrations

Monday 8 May 2017

A Local Working Group is being established to support the roll out of the celebrations to mark the Commonwealth Games Queens Baton Relay (QBR) coming to Bellingen on 1 February 2018.

Urunga Wetlands Walk Now Open

Monday 8 May 2017

Since 2015 the Department of Crown Lands, with assistance from the NSW Environmental Trust and NSW Resources and Energy, has been undertaking a major land remediation project at 1 Hillside Drive in Urunga.

Bellingen Town Centre Beautification Project

Monday 10 April 2017

Following extensive public consultation Council adopted the Bellingen Main Street Masterplan in October 2015.  Grant funding toward the preparation of designs and construction of stages 1 & 2 has been obtained from NSW Roads & Maritime Services (RMS).  Stage 1 is in the vicinity of the intersection at Church and Hyde Streets and Stage 2...

Regional Waste Services Contract Awarded

Monday 10 April 2017

Bellingen Shire, Coffs Harbour City and Nambucca Shire Councils have awarded a contract to Handybin Waste Services (Coffs Harbour) Pty Ltd to run the region’s waste services for nine years from March 2018.

Coffs Coast TV Ad is a Winner

Monday 10 April 2017

A TV commercial commissioned by Destination Coffs Coast has won a prestigious accolade in the Australian Video Producers Association Awards.

Creating a New Approach to Funding - Community Grants

Monday 10 April 2017

Bellingen Council is about to release its first round of community grants for the 2017-18 financial year and will soon be inviting applications for funding for the following activities:

Anzac Day Display at Bellingen Library

Monday 10 April 2017

On behalf of the Bellinger Valley RSL Sub Branch and the Australian Light Horse Association, popular local identities Kevin and Moira Franklin will once again showcase an ANZAC display inside Bellingen Library which will feature military items from World War I.

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